What is Mapbox?
Mapbox is on open source mapping platform for creating custom web-maps and other web map-based projects.
Availability: Free accounts available online (signup for an account here)
What is Mapbox Sudio?
Mapbox Studio is where you can create custom web maps, upload data as tilesets, create data visualizations, and create/edit datasets.
"Mapbox Studio is the Mapbox application for managing your geospatial data and designing custom map styles. Use Mapbox Studio to build and design a map to your exact specifications by uploading and editing your own data, utilizing Mapbox-provided tilesets, adding custom fonts and icons, or refining the built-in template map styles. With Mapbox Studio, full data management and design control are at your fingertips."
Click HERE to learn more about Mapbox Studio.
What is the Mapbox Storytelling Template?
Mapbox's Storytelling Template is a low-code template for customizing a map-based narrative. While this template requires you to edit a .js file, no coding experience is necessary. The template is easy to read and edit.
"The Mapbox Storytelling Template provides a low-code, modularized template that anyone can use to input copy, select the elements of the map that they want to feature for each “chapter,” and quickly publish a highly interactive story experience with high quality visuals to support the content."
Click on the links below to see some examples of how this template can be used:
Safe Passages - The Washington Post
Saving the Nile - Al Jazeera
Learn how to make a Mapbox Story